Frightfully Good Halloween Attractions In & Near Lake George for 2019
The cool autumn breeze isn’t the only thing that can send a chill up your spine. In the Lake George Region, the spirit of Halloween is all around us, and if you want to have fun getting spooked, then you don’t have to travel very far. From haunted attractions to terrifying tours, prepare to be scared this season.
Throughout the day, Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze is a fun-filled adventure for people of all ages. However, on October 25 and 26, the mysteries of the night will take over at the annual Maze by Moonlight.
Bring your flashlight and make your way through the corn maze under the light of the moon. Visitors will have the chance to discover clues related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history and complete a quest. Will the fort’s ghostly past find you during your journey? Get your tickets at the door and see for yourself.
Fort William Henry in Lake George has seen countless battles in the past, and many of them have influenced the area’s ghost stories. Join the fort for a candlelit tour of ghostly places this fall. The tours will be held on Wednesday through Sunday nights from June 26th to September 1st, then Friday through Sunday nights September 6th through October 27th (with no tours on October 11th or 12th). Make your reservation soon as space is limited.
With zombies, ghouls, and ghosts around every corner, there is no place to hide at The Great Escape’s month-long Fright Fest.
The event features thrills and activities for the family throughout the day, and then at night, the park transforms into one of the most haunting attractions in the area. The stuff nightmares are made of lurk around each and every corner, so be prepared to scream inside the haunted mazes and scare zones. Combine that with the live shows and pulse-pounding coasters, and you’re sure to have a frighteningly good time at The Great Escape.
Fright Fest will be held on select days from September 28 - October 27.
Every year The Little Theater on the Farm in Fort Ann becomes a haunted barn, touted as the scariest in the region. For the 15th Annual Haunted Barn, the theme will be “Haunted Barn Spooktacular,” which is based on the nonprofit theater’s location at 27 Plum Road.
The dates for the event will be October 18, 19, 25, and 26. Produced by Jim & Emily Austin, this year’s Haunted Barn will fill you with fright as you tour the property.
Take a Cemetery Tour & Listen to the Dead
Are you brave enough to meet the living dead? If so, then a cemetery tour this fall may be the event for you. Local communities around the region typically host these historic tours in September and October. While daytime tours are less spooky, the ones at night will introduce an eerie atmosphere as you stand among the tombstones and listen to reenactors tell their tales.
- September 27th: Warrensburg Annual Graveyward Walk
- September 28th: Warrensburg Annual Graveyard Walk
- September 28th: Annual Theatrical Cemetery Tour at Glens Falls Cemetery
- October 26th: Annual Cemetery Tour at Airdville Cemetery in Lake Pleasant